FDAM upset over change in film fest rules

  • Nation
  • Friday, 12 Aug 2016

PETALING JAYA: The controversy over the 28th Malaysia Film Festival (FFM) refuses to go away with the Film Directors Association of Malaysia (FDAM) now saying it will not take part if movies with less than 70% Bahasa Malaysia content are allowed to compete on equal terms with Malay movies.

FDAM secretary Datuk Abdul Rahim Awang claimed the move to allow all movies to contest for the Best Film award was akin to insulting the Federal Constitution and showing disrespect to the Rukunegara.

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